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Valois

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adjective Va·lois \ˈval-ˌwä, val-ˈ\

Definition of Valois

  1. :  of or relating to the French royal house that ruled from 1328 to 1589



Origin of valois

Philippe de Valois (Philip VI of France)


First Known Use: 1883


Valois

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geographical name Va·lois \ˈval-ˌwä, väl-ˈwä\

Definition of Valois

  1. medieval county & duchy N France in NE Île-de-France ∗ Crépy-en-Valois




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